Review: could Losartan cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 13,043 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,130 Losartan users)
Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,451 Memory loss patients)
On Apr, 8, 2015: 13,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 142 people (1.09%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Losartan when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||34.62%||11.54%||7.69%||7.69%||19.23%||15.38%||3.85% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :
|Memory loss||72.33%||27.67% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.72%||0.00%||5.80%||7.97%||25.36%||60.14% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||13.04%||43.48%||34.78%||8.70% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||6.67%||20.00%||73.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (48 people, 33.80%)
- Depression (18 people, 12.68%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 11.97%)
- Pain (16 people, 11.27%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 10.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (128 people, 90.14%)
- Aspirin (34 people, 23.94%)
- Omeprazole (25 people, 17.61%)
- Amlodipine (22 people, 15.49%)
- Simvastatin (18 people, 12.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo, Multivitamin, Sertraline, Humalog, Lantus, Amlodipine, Losartan for a 34-year old woman with Birth Control, Health, Depression, Diabetes Mellitus, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Nightmares
- A study of drug interactions between B Complex Vitamin, Vitamin D, Singulair, Estradiol, Losartan for a 48-year old woman with Vitamin D Decreased, Iga Deficiency, Asthma, Hysterectomy, Hypertension. The patient has Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
- A study of drug interactions between Nuvaring, Tramadol for a 36-year old woman with Birth Control, Pain. The patient has Weight Gain, Fatigue, Forgetfulness
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Vascepa, Plavix, Tamsulosin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Losartan, Dexilant, Crestor, Bystolic for a 61-year old man with Blood Clots, High Blood Cholesterol, Urine Output Decreased, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux. The patient has Blindness
- A study of drug interactions between Effexor, Losartan for a 60-year old woman with Anxiety, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Sweating
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Losartan Potassium, Captopril for a 65-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Diovan, Cozaar, Benicar, Avapro for a 62-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Metformin, Losartan, Carvedilol, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 61-year old man who has Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Benicar, Losartan, Bisoprolol Fumarate, Bystolic for a 71-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, LOSARTAN, EQUETRO, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE, Amlodipine Besylate for a 57-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
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